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Sexual harassment and the C-suite

Sexual harassment in organizations – lately it seems to be non-stop, and quite frankly, it’s increasingly hard to keep up.  Every few days, there is another headline news story about a senior executive (who should have known better) saying or doing something sexually inappropriate to someone junior in his organization.  And that is exactly what prompted my weekend column for The Globe & Mail (which published in Saturday’s print edition).  Regular readers of my blog know that since January 2014, I’ve frequently written for the Leadership Lab series in The Globe, but this latest column is different in that it’s part of their Management series.  Read: Harassment and the C-Suite.

Major favour request

Once you’ve read it, please pass the link on to others in your departments and organizations.  The more people that read, react and comment on this story, the more likely I am to get asked back to write more for The Globe.  Please add your comments directly on The Globe‘s site.  I’ve got my fingers crossed that this series will now become my new home at The Globe, so I’d appreciate (and be eternally grateful for) your support.

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Taking action on workplace bullying – early bird deadline on January 22

bigstock-bullying-in-the-workplace-agg-34729010Earlier this month, I announced our first online event of this year – Don’t Back Down: Dealing with bullies in the workplace.  Well, the early bird deadline to register is almost here – only two more days to take advantage of significant savings – just until Wednesday January 22.

Whether you’re supervising a bully, or you’re the victim, workplace bullying is costing you!  As a manager, the cost is financial – lower productivity, decreased employee morale, and higher absenteeism and staff turnover.  As a target of bullying, the cost is your mental, emotional and physical health.  And it’s even worse if the bully is your boss!  But whatever your situation, taking action is critical if you want to change the outcome.  And that’s where I can help!

In this live online event, I’ll show you, specifically and in detail, what to watch for, what to do, and what to say in order to deal with the bullies in your work life.  It doesn’t matter whether it’s name calling, teasing, spreading unpleasant rumors, deliberate exclusion, intentional bodily harm, or even cyberbullying.  In one fast-paced, power-packed hour, you’ll learn how to put a permanent stop to the bullying so that you can create a respectful work environment where you, your co-workers and your employees want to work and excel.

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Taking action on workplace bullying – live online event on January 29

bigstock-bullying-in-the-workplace-offi-25457597Whether you’re supervising a bully, or you’re the victim, workplace bullying is costing you!  As a manager, the cost is financial – lower productivity, decreased employee morale, and higher absenteeism and staff turnover.  As a target of bullying, the cost is your mental, emotional and physical health.  And it’s even worse if the bully is your boss!

Bullying can take many forms – name calling, teasing, spreading unpleasant rumors, deliberate exclusion, intentional bodily harm, or even cyberbullying.  Whatever your situation, taking action is critical if you want to change the outcome.  But taking action is easier said than done … until now!  On January 29, I’ll be leading a live online event “Don’t Back Down – Dealing with bullies in the workplace” in which you’ll learn, specifically and in detail, what to watch for, what to do, and what to say in order to deal with the bullies in your work life.  In one fast-paced, power-packed hour, you’ll learn how to put a permanent stop to the bullying so that you can create a respectful work environment where you, your co-workers and your employees want to work and excel.

Click here to register now

Don’t wait! If you act by January 22, you can take advantage of early bird savings. Here’s just some of what you’ll learn: Continue reading